Author: Gina Perry

Samson’s started over

Samson’s started over

When Samson fled his home of Burundi, he also left behind a cherished career as a social worker, teacher and pastor in his local community. Having arrived in Australia less than six months ago as a humanitarian entrant, Samson quickly connected with the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) at TAFE QLD to improve his English and help with settlement. Read more

Andrey realizes his potential

Andrey realizes his potential

Andrey works at a local quarry where the work is hard and dirty and the hours are long. He knew the place inside out and was the ‘go to’ person when it came to getting things done.  But when he was promoted to second-in-charge he was hesitant. Having never completed high school he was worried about tackling the more formal side of the management role and worried it might be beyond his skills. Read more